Recycled Water Delivery

In response to the current drought, the City of Healdsburg is offering recycled water deliveries to be used on landscaping. 

September 7, 2021 Update

  • New recycled water signs up will close on Sept 16, 2021
  • Delivery fees will be implemented in October, pending Council approval on Sept 20, 2021
  • Recycled Water Deliveries will cease no later than Nov 19, 2021 in anticipation of the rainy season

Setup for Recycled Water Deliveries

  • Residents are responsible for sourcing or purchasing their own storage tanks, totes, or barrels. 
  • Storage tanks should be placed no more than 75 ft. from the curb to be serviced, no gates or fences. 
  • Residents are responsible for the equipment necessary to apply the recycled water to landscaping -- hose and pump. 
  • A building permit is not required for tanks less that 5,000 gallons and the ratio of height to diameter or width is not greater than 2:1.

 Recycled Water Delivery Information

  • Up to 500 gallons per service account, and service one time per week.
  • Recycled water needs to be used with 24-48 hours of delivery to avoid algae growth.

Sign Up for Service (before Sept. 16, 2021)

  • Purchase a tank
  • Contact the City at conservation@ci.healdsburg.ca.us with address, contact information, storage capacity, description of tank location. 
  • Staff will conduct a site visit to approve tank location and provide a program application that serves as a recycled water permit.
  • If you were not home during the time of inspection and need to complete the necessary paperwork please fill out the paperwork here.

Other Information

Recycled Water: Managing Algae Growth (Video)

Recycled Water: Installing a Sump Pump (Video)

Recycled Water: Installing an In-Line Pump (Video)

Recycled Water: Quality Report

Recycled Water: Delivery Map & Days PDF